Hypothermia

Hypothermia

Cold weather forecasts for late January and into February include as many as 24 daytime or evening temperatures in the teens or lower. This extreme cold air comes right on top of a possible winter storm starting this weekend (Jan. 19-20, 2019). Richland Public Health...
Winter Walking Workouts

Winter Walking Workouts

TAKING YOUR WALKING WORKOUT OUTSIDE IN THE WINTER Walking in the winter offers you a refreshing change of pace. The invigorating cold air can clear your mind and reduce stress, which can be helpful for weight loss. Getting outside during daylight hours also increases...
Flu Season Arrives

Flu Season Arrives

Richland County, OH — According to data compiled by Public Health Nursing at Richland Public Health, flu season has arrived in Richland County. “We have started to see positive test results and hospitalizations due to influenza in the past three weeks,” says Emily...
Free Crib Program

Free Crib Program

Richland Public Health and Partnering Agencies to Distribute FREE Cribs through funds provided by Richland County Youth and Family Council Richland County, OH — Richland Public Health and partner agencies are distributing FREE cribs (called Cribettes) to...
Information Kiosks At Libraries

Information Kiosks At Libraries

Richland Public Health, through a grant provided by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, is providing internet-connected Health Information Kiosks at all Mansfield/Richland County libraries. The kiosks have internet-enabled Apple iPads in them that are...
12 Health Tips for the Holidays

12 Health Tips for the Holidays

Richland Public Health is sharing Holiday Health Tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention*. Follow these 12 recommended tips for self-care this season. Keep yourself and your loved ones safe and healthy and ready to enjoy the holidays and have a...
Toy Buying Advice

Toy Buying Advice

Christmas is a time especially for children and for children this means toys.  Each year more than 3 billion toys and games are sold in the United States with 65 percent of these sales occurring between Thanksgiving and the day before Christmas. Although toys are fun...
Winter Driving Safety

Winter Driving Safety

Richland County residents got a winter weather advisory on Tuesday, November 13, and a reminder that winter has arrived early. Richland Public Health and the Ohio State Highway Patrol are reminding all county residents to get ready for winter driving season. The...

Health Time with Tremmel

Richland Public Health (RPH) recommends everyone age 6 months and older get an influenza (“flu”) vaccine. This recommendation follows Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. In October, RPH hosted two walk-in flu clinics. Flu vaccine is available...
AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM, NOVEMBER 13

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM, NOVEMBER 13

The AARP Driver Safety Program, sponsored by Richland Public Health, will have a class on Tuesday, November 13. The class will be in the Corley Room (lower level, rear parking lot, back entrance) at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Ave., Mansfield. The AARP...